Bug #4701

Baofeng GT-5TP not recognized

Added by Stan Coffield over 5 years ago. Updated almost 3 years ago.

Status:Closed Start date:04/04/2017
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:- % Done:


Target version:chirp-daily
Chirp Version:daily Platform:Windows
Model affected:Baofeng GT-5TP


I bought a pair of Baofeng GT-5TP radios on fleabay
Both radios were recognized by chirp, downloaded configured and uploaded using the UV-82HP config.
One arrived with transmit audio issues, vendor replaced the radio body
New radio will not download to Chirp, tried UV-82HP and BF-F*HP no joy. Chirp returns a model not recognized issue
I have attached the debug log.
This looks wrong: [2017-04-04 12:38:47,750] chirp.drivers.uv5r - INFO: Radio Version is '\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff\xff'

debug.log (26.9 kB) Stan Coffield, 04/04/2017 01:00 pm

Related issues

related to New Model #4445: When using the BF-F8HP driver for Baofeng GT-3TP Mk III, ... Closed 01/23/2017
duplicates Bug #6403: Baofeng GT-5TP receives "Incorrect Model" error message w... Closed 01/24/2019


Updated by Jim Unroe over 5 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Feedback

It is wrong. Your radio is not reporting its firmware version to CHIRP. Many Baofeng radio models have recently began shipping this way.

This unfortunate change has been reported multiple times. I recommend that you follow this issue where it is currently being addressed. You could also try the test driver that is available there (but I don't remember if it addresses the the addition of the UV-82 variants like you have - it initially started out as being limited to UV-5R variants). Also a patch has been submitted to work around this issue (and it does address the UV-82 variants like the GT-5TP).


Updated by Bernhard Hailer almost 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Closed
  • Target version set to chirp-daily
  • Chirp Version changed from 0.4.0 to daily

Duplicates #6403, which has attracted further input. Please leave any feedback there. Thanks!

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